situation meaning

  • Situation is a concept similar to scenario,
  • It also may refer to:
  • Situation (song), a 1982 song by British new wave band Yazoo
  • Situation (album), a 2007 album by Canadian musician Buck 65
  • Situation comedy, a type of television show
  • NounPLsituationsSUF-ation
    1. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings.
      1. The Botanical Gardens are in a delightful situation on the river bank. ‎
    2. The place in which something is situated; a location.
      1. Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances.
        1. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
          1. The United States is in an awkward situation with debt default looming. ‎
        2. (Britain) A position of employment; a post.
          1. A difficult or unpleasant set of circumstances; a problem.
            1. Boss, we've got a situation here...
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • "This situation is out of control. We need a SWAT team," the policeman said.
            • Happily this situation can be helped to a great extent by the use of grids called egg crates, which prevent the light from spreading too broadly.
            • They may shy away if witnesses of law officers try to approach. —A Situation Report on Our Acquisition of Advanced Technology and Interaction with Alien Cultures by O.H. Krill
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • The prime minister asked the home secretary to keep a close watch on the flooding situation.
            • I have sorted out the problems and am now on top of the situation.
            • They offered some compromises in an effort to ameliorate the situation.

        Meaning of situation for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "situation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 9
          Definite    ➨     Versatile
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